There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Rennes by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris Gare de Lyon  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes Tgv

$194 - $220

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Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris, Paris 099
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes 1772 / ...

$59 - $99

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Train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Rennes Tgv

$234 - $285

Bus Eurolines CH  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Rennes

$70 - $122

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Rennes 600.6 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Zurich to Rennes  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rennes (RNS) ZRH - RNS

$105 - $482

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Rennes  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Rennes (RNS) SXB - RNS

$177 - $761

Fly Zurich to Nantes, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nantes (NTE) ZRH - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$129 - $327

Train to Basel, fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nantes (NTE) BSL - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Rennes

$128 - $382

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rennes is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 95 and takes 15 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Rennes is to train and fly which costs SFr 170 - SFr 750 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Rennes via Paris - Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Rennes. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Rennes via Mulhouse Ville and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Rennes is 768 km. The road distance is 960.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rennes without a car is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Zürich to Rennes, including transfers.

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Zürich to Rennes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Rennes train services, operated by TGV, depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rennes is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 14 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 470 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Rennes.
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  • Distance: 480.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Rennes, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to Rennes via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare De Lyon - Diderot, Gare Montparnasse, and Paris Montparnasse in around 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Rennes via Paris and Paris - Gallieni in around 14 h 57 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Rennes via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Basel to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Basel to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Zurich to Rennes via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Nantes via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $49
Train from Strasbourg to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Nantes to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Rennes
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Rennes Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Zürich to Rennes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rennes station.

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Zürich to Rennes train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Rennes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Rennes is 961 km. It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to drive from Zürich to Rennes.

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Chalair Aviation, KLM, Swiss and Air France offer flights from Zurich Airport to Rennes Airport.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Rennes. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 19.

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